Partner Council

The Partner Council role is to to bring together the best and brightest economic development minds to work on common initiatives, leverage resources and share market intelligence in order to sustain a strong and responsive economic development system in Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County.  Members of the Partner Council include representatives from Broward County and its municipalities, chambers of commerce, redevelopment agencies and local business assistance organizations.  

Following is a brief summary of the Partner Council and its leadership role in economic development in Broward County:
Focus:  Economic Development Systems
Leadership Engagement:  Municipalities; Chambers of Commerce; Business Development Groups; Redevelopment Agencies; Downtown Authorities; Local, Regional and State Economic Development Partners
Enhanced Market Reputation for Business Readiness

The Partner Council generally meets on the second Thursday of the month (except July). Meetings are subject to change with notice. Please confirm dates.

The organizations that make up the Partner Council are: 

Association of Bi-National Chambers of Commerce in Florida

Association of Film Commissioners

Association of Independent Commercial Producers


British American Chamber

Broward County Board of County Commissioners

Broward County Administration

Broward County Aviation Department

Broward County Cultural Affairs Division

Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development

Broward County Public Schools

Broward County Sheriff's Office

Broward Education Foundation

Broward Housing Partnership

Broward League of Cities

Broward Workshop

Business Development Board 
of Palm Beach County

CareerSource Broward

CareerSource Florida

Center for Urban & Environmental 
Solutions - Florida Atlantic University

City of Coconut Creek

City of Cooper City

City of Coral Springs

City of Dania Beach

City of Deerfield Beach

City of Fort Lauderdale

City of Hallandale Beach

City of Hollywood

City of Lauderdale Lakes

City of Lauderhill

City of Lighthouse Point

City of Margate

City of Miramar

City of North Lauderdale

City of Oakland Park

City of Parkland

City of Pembroke Pines

City of Plantation

City of Pompano Beach

City of Sunrise

City of Tamarac

City of West Park

City of Weston

City of Wilton Manors


Coconut Creek Chamber of Commerce

Commercial Real Estate Women

Coordinating Council of Broward  

Coral Springs Chamber of Commerce

Coral Springs Economic Development Foundation

Dania Beach Chamber of Commerce

Davie Community Redevelopment Agency

Davie Economic Development Council

Davie/Cooper City Chamber of Commerce

Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce

Deerfield Beach EDC

Downtown Development Authority (Fort Lauderdale)

Enterprise Development Corporation of South Florida

Enterprise Florida

Film Florida

Florida Chamber of Commerce

Florida Consular Corps

Florida Economic Development

Florida Foreign Trade Association

Florida Israel Institute

Fort Lauderdale Community
Redevelopment Association

Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport

Fort Lauderdale International Film

Governor's Office of Film and

Govenor's Office of Trade, Tourism and Economic Development 

Greater Fort Lauderdale Hospitality

Greater Dania Beach Chamber of Commerce

Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau

Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors

Greater Fort Lauderdale Sister Cities International

Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce

Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

Greater Plantation Chamber of Commerce

Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce

Greater Sunrise Chamber of Commerce

Haitian American Business Council

Hallandale Beach Area Chamber of Commerce

Hollywood Beach Community Redevelopment Agency

Hollywood Downtown Community Redevelopment Agency

Hong Kong Trade Development

International Business Council of South Florida


ITC Jay Malina International Trade Consortium

Latin Chamber of Commerce of Broward

Lauderdale-By-The Sea Chamber of Commerce

Lauderhill Chamber of Commerce

Leadership Broward Foundation

Margate Community Redevelopment Agency

Marine Industries Association of South Florida

MetroBroward Economic Development Corporation

Miami/Ft. Lauderdale MBDC Minority Business Enterprise Center

Miramar- Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce

National Association of Latin Television Producers

Oakland Park/Wilton Manors Chamber of Commerce

Port Everglades

Port Everglades Association


Small Business Development Center

Smart Growth Partnership

South Florida Bioscience Consortium

South Florida Manufacturers Association

South Florida Regional Planning Council

Southeast U.S.-Japan Association

Tamarac Chamber of Commerce

Tamarac Economic Development Foundation

The Beacon Council

Town of Davie

Town of Hillsboro Beach

Town of Lauderdale by the Sea

Town of Pembroke Park

Town of Southwest Ranches

U.S. Department of Commerce - Commercial Service

U.S. Export Assistance Center

Urban Land Institute Southeast Florida/ Caribbean

Urban League of Broward County

Village of Lazy Lake

Village of Sea Ranch Lakes


Weston Area Chamber of Commerce

Wilton Manors Main Street